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Glencarlyn is a residential neighborhood in Arlington County, Virginia.

Glencarlyn Day, 125th anniversary
Glencarlyn Day, 125th anniversary, June 2, 2012

Originally created as a summer community for Washingtonians who wished to escape the heat of the city, Glencarlyn was founded by partners Samuel S. Burdett, a former Missouri congressman, and his partner George W. Curtis in 1888.

Boundaries

Carlin Family Cemetery, Glencarlyn, Arlington, Virginia
Carlin Family Cemetery

Glencarlyn is bounded by Arlington Boulevard (Highway 50) on the north, Carlin Springs Road on the west, 5th Street South on the south, and Glencarlyn Park on the east.

Glencarlyn landmarks

Carlin Hall on Glencarlyn Day, 125th anniversary
Carlin Hall on Glencarlyn Day, 125th anniversary, June 2, 2012
Great Horned Owl, Long Branch Nature Center, Glencarlyn, Arlington, Virginia
Great Horned Owl, Long Branch Nature Center
Carlin Springs Marker
Carlin Springs Marker
Carlin Springs Sold
Carlin Springs Sold, article from Alexandria Gazette, April 21, 1887

Notable Glencarlynites

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